The Park Forest Sustainability Office is located at the Park Forest Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive, Park Forest, IL 60466. The office is typically open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you have any questions for the Sustainability Coordinator or the Greenest Region Corps member please call 708-748-1112 ext. 5698.
Carrie joined the Economic Development and Planning Department in April 2019 as the Sustainability Coordinator. Her main responsibilities include furthering the goals of the Climate Action and Resilience Plan and the Park Forest Sustainability Plan, continuing the LEED Community certification as well as coordinating and implementing green practices through community outreach and education.
Carrie has been involved in sustainability education, implementation and planning for over 10 years with the Village of Flossmoor and surrounding communities. She has developed curriculum and facilitated green teams at Western Avenue Elementary School and Parker Junior High School. Carrie has constructed and maintained organic teaching gardens at Western Avenue and Homewood Flossmoor High School, set up a seed library at Flossmoor Library and organized and managed environmental community events such as Community Clean-up days, Recyclepalooza and Pumpkin Smash. She has been a Flossmoor Green Commissioner for seven years, a member of the Chicago Southland Green Committee for 4 years and a new member of South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium. You can reach Carrie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 708-748-1112 ext 5698.